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Cambodian PM says Covid-19 hits almost half of Buddhist pagodas in capital

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Saturday that the Covid-19 has hit almost half of the Buddhist pagodas here in the capital city.

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Cambodian PM says Covid-19 hits almost half of Buddhist pagodas in...

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Saturday that the Covid-19 has hit almost half of the Buddhist pagodas here in the capital city.